Thursday, March 31, 2016

Earthquake "swarm" continues along Arizona - Nevada border

There have been 7 earthquakes recorded in northwest Arizona along the Nevada border during the past few days.  The latest one of magnitude 1.0 occurred around 4 pm local time yesterday (March 30).  The largest one was a magnitude 2.3 on March 28.   The smallest one is only magnitude 0.8.

The cluster is visible on the map south of Mesquite.  [Credit, USGS]

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